Jason Kelce Grills Brother Travis About Taylor Swift

Plus: An update on the Eagles' kelly greens, measles in Montco, another SEPTA crash, and a pair of soon-to-be retirees

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Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce / Photographs via Getty Images

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Travis Kelce and his brother, Eagles center Jason, discussed the former’s attempts to get Taylor Swift’s attention on her Eras tour during their New Heights podcast. Hey, the poor guy even made her a friendship bracelet, but Ms. Swift wasn’t having any.

Wednesday was Dress-Down Day in John Fetterman’s D.C. office.

And the Senator wrote an op-ed for an Erie newspaper explaining the new bill he’s introduced that would provide food stamps to striking workers and singing the praises of unions.

Another SEPTA accident? Another SEPTA accident, as a trolley crashed into a building at Cobbs Creek Parkway and Woodland Avenue in Southwest Philly last night — the fifth SEPTA crash in a week.

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We told you yesterday about the extreme heat enveloping the region. Philly’s Parks and Rec department is extending public pool and sprayground hours through the weekend:

By the Numbers:

34: Years that Sister Mary Scullion and Joan Dawson McConnon have been running Project HOME, the nonprofit they founded to serve people experiencing homelessness. Both have announced the dates on which they’ll step down next year.

1: Unvaccinated child in Montgomery County who has contracted measles.

900-plus feet: Length of the World’s Largest bouncy house, coming to the Navy Yard in August and September. Whee!

And from the All-Quiet Sports Desk …

There was nothin’ happenin’ last night in sports world, but the Phils get started again tonight in Pittsburgh, with a three-game series with the Pirates: 7:05 tonight and Saturday and 1:35 on Sunday.

Andre Blake, the all-star goalie for the Philadelphia Union who was born and raised in Jamaica, has become an American citizen:

And if it’s a BFD to you, the Eagles’ kelly green uniform reveal date has been announced.